Blink camera is a very compact and easily accessible home security camera. To add an extra layer of security to your home and access it without much hassle, Blink outdoor camera comes to your rescue. For that, you need to carry out Blink outdoor camera setup properly.

In this blog, we will explain how to set up a Blink outdoor camera, so that you can be tension-free on the go. You can get the latest version of the Blink app from the app store. It is supported on most smartphones, tablets, and Alexa-compatible products. Know the steps for Blink camera app installation and more; 

 

It is very easy to perform a Blink outdoor camera setup, especially with the easy steps given below. The below-mentioned steps for Blink app installation can be done on any operating system in the same manner;

  1. Download and install the Blink app from the app store.
  2. After that, open the app and click on the Create Account option available at the bottom of the screen.
  3. From the extendable drop-down list click on the Next tab.
  4. Choose and confirm your area or region and then click on the Ok button.
    A region might be pre-selected according to your IP address.
  1. Enter a workable email address and click on the Next tab.
  2. Then, write the passkey and click on the Create Account button.
  3. You can check the requirements for a strong password at the bottom of the field.
  4. Finish the multi-account verification to finish up.
  5. Check your email for a PIN that the Blink app has sent for verification. 
  6. Enter the pin and then click on the Verify tab.

Make sure you enter the PIN within 40 minutes because after that it will not appear. Click on the ‘Resend PIN Code’ option after one minute, if you haven’t got one in your mail.

After email verification, the app automatically configures your phone number via SMS and sends a message for account verification.

  1. Click on the Phone number entry field to open up the keypad on the Phone number screen.
  2. From the list choose your country code by choosing the flag icon beside the phone number field.
  3. Now, carefully enter the mobile number you want to use for device verification and click on the Next button after that.

You can also choose to have the PIN code by voice call if you do not wish to have a verification SMS. For selecting this option, click on the Voice Call button and then press Next.

After sending a verification PIN code, the PIN entry screen will pop up on your screen. 

Your verification SMS might look like this,

“Your Blink Verification Code is: <987654>”

  1. After entering the PIN, click on the verify button, next.

Once the Verification setup is finished, you will be asked to link your new blink account to your Amazon account by clicking on the Link Account button. However, this is an optional step, so if you don’t want to perform this then skip this step by clicking on the Skip button. 

  1. Firstly, sign in to your existing Amazon account or create a new account if required. 
  2. The accounts are linked and then click on the Next button.

Also, If the Blink camera stopped motion detection and is unable to detect any motion. Then do refer guide to fix Blink camera motion detection not working error.

So, here we come to an end with the Blink outdoor camera setup. It is quite a long and time-taking procedure. However, we have tried to explain it in the easiest possible steps. Make sure you perform all the steps properly without any omission or error.